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Frederick Douglass: The Last Day of Slavery by
When a menacing overseer named Covey sees that Frederick is different from the others he sets out to 'break' him. But Frederick's response to Covey's brutality is a surprising act of courage and a timeless reminder that freedom is something not to be taken for granted. Based on a story from the life of the slave freedom fighter.
Frederick Douglass: Abolitionist Hero by
Frederick Douglass was born into slavery. He was separated from his family when he was young, worked day and night, and was beaten for no other reason than the color of his skin. How could anyone ever overcome such overwhelming odds? But Frederick eventually became a famous abolitionist, author, statesman, and reformer. Read all about how one of the most prominent figures in African American history triumphed over impossible obstacles, and paved the way for others to achieve their own freedom!
Frederick Douglass: From slavery to Statesman by
Born into slavery, Douglass became an eloquent spokesperson for both black's and women's rights. During and after the Civil War, Douglass became a confidant of presidents Abraham Lincoln and Andrew Johnson. Douglass also argued for African Americans to be allowed to join the Union army in the fight for their own freedom.
Words Set Me Free: The Story of Young Frederick Douglass by
The inspirational, true story of how Frederick Douglass found his way to freedom one word at a time. This picture book biography chronicles the youth of Frederick Douglass, one of the most prominent African American figures in American history. Douglass spent his life advocating for the equality of all, and it was through reading that he was able to stand up for himself and others.
Frederick Douglass by
This biography is an eloquent and powerful portrayal of the abolitionist and editor.
Frederick Douglass: Leader of the Abolitionist Movement by
Born as a slave in 1818, Frederick Douglass endured many hardships, including being separated from his family when he was a young child. Throughout his life, Douglass struggled to become a freed man and risked his life to fight for equality for all people. He become literate and eventually published his own autobiography. Douglass became friends with influential people, like President Lincoln. After the Civil War, Douglass continued to fight for the equality of women and immigrants.
Escape from Slavery: the Boyhood of Frederick Douglass in His Own Words by
Illus. in black-and-white. Opening note by Coretta Scott King. For the first time, the most important account ever written of a childhood in slavery is accessible to young readers. From his days as a young boy on a plantation to his first months as a freeman in Massachusetts, here are Douglass's own firsthand experiences vividly recounted--expertly excerpted and powerfully illustrated.